An evidence-based guide to recovering from gaslighting
Gaslighting is a targeted form of manipulation, deception, and control that makes you doubt your own perceptions and memories. Whether you've experienced gaslighting or emotional abuse from someone in your life--or you think you might have--Gaslighting gives you the tools to recognize it and the steps to begin healing.
- The truth about gaslighting--Find clear definitions of exactly what gaslighting is, how gaslighters operate, and safe ways to manage and avoid them.
- Proven techniques--Use strategies from methods like mindfulness and acceptance and commitment therapy to set boundaries, reclaim your sense of self, and build healthier relationships.
- Realistic examples--Read anecdotes about people who've experienced different types of gaslighting to help you see what it looks like and understand that it isn't your fault.
- Written exercises--Find insightful questions and thoughtful prompts to help you identify examples of emotional abuse within your life and process your feelings.
Reclaim your independence after gaslighting with this guide to understanding how it works and taking steps toward breaking free.